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  • Karak Azgal

    During the dwarves' Golden Age the dwarfhold known today as Karak Azgal 'Hoard Peak' was then called Karak Izril 'City of Jewels.' Along with [[Karak Eight Peaks]] and the other southern dwarfholds, Karak Izril withstood the …

  • Karak Norn

    Originally the dwarves were mesmerized the by tall – tales of undiscovered wealth within the [[Grey Mountains]]. Regrettably the truth behind these tales remains beyond the reach of the dwarves, but many cling to the …

  • Mount Silverspear

    Mount Silverspear ‘Karag Agrilwutraz’ was the second largest dwarf mine in the [[World's Edge Mountains]]. Like the dwarves of [[Mount Gunbad]], the population of Silverspear didn’t fight in the [[War of Vengeance]] with the …

  • Mount Gunbad

    Located along the eastern slopes of the [[World's Edge Mountains]], and overlooking the [[Dark Lands]], Mount Gundbad was the largest and richest mine in the Old World. Mount Gunbad was – and remains – the only known source …

  • Zhufbar

    Within the fold where the [[Black Mountains]] and [[World's Edge Mountains]] join there is found the large lake known as [[Black Water]]. In the rock surrounding, and beneath, this lake the dwarves discovered rich veins of …

  • Karak Eight Peaks

    During the dwarves [[Golden Age]], Karak Eight Peaks was the greatest of the southern dwarfholds and second only to [[Karaz-a-Karak | Karaz–a–Karak]]; though both were founded by the dwarves' ancestral mother and goddess [[ …

  • Karaz-a-Karak

    Known to the humans as Everpeak, Karaz–a–Karak is the capital and largest dwarfhold of the diminished Dwarven Empire '[[Karaz Ankor]].' Both Karaz–a–Karak and [[Karak Eight Peaks]] were established by the dwarven ancestral …

  • Karak Drazh

    During the dwarves [[Golden Age]], Karak Drazh 'Black Hold' was the third largest dwarfhold, after [[Karaz-a-Karak | Karaz–a–Karak]] and [[Karak Eight Peaks]]. Strategically placed Karak Drazh held the western end of [[Death …

  • Karak Azul

    Spires of Iron climb above the stone walls of Karak Azul 'Iron Peak,' as they overlook the road and valley below. The citadel occupies the entire plateau, and from every vantage point below one is left with the impression …

  • Karak Ungor

    At the dwarves height during the [[Golden Age]], Karak Ungor 'Delving Hold' boasted the deepest – and some of the richest – mines in all of [[Karaz Ankor]]. As the ore and mineral deposits were played out the dwarves simply …

  • Ekrund

    The [[Dragonback Mountains]] of the [[Badlands]] stretch alongside the south – eastern shore of the [[Black Gulf]]; the mountains and foothills rise to impede the waters flowing west from the [[World's Edge Mountains; where …

  • Karak Izor

    Towering heights and deep valleys formed by retreating glaciers characterize the intersection of four mountain ranges in the [[Old World]], and since the settlement of dwarves this junction has come to be called [[The Vaults …

  • Karak Varn

    Built into the cliffs overlooking [[Black Water]], Karak Varn 'Lake Hold' sat on the largest deposits of [[Gromril | gromril]] in the [[World's Edge Mountains]]. During the Golden Age, Karak Varn was the wealthiest hold in …

  • Karak Kadrin

    Situated south of [[Peak Pass]], Karak Kadrin 'Stronghold of the Pass' is the largest of the northern holds after [[Karaz-a-Karak | Karaz–a–Karak]]. In its heyday, the pass connected the strongholds of the west to the mines …

  • Barak Varr

    Barak Varr 'Sea Gate' is the only dwarfhold constructed on a coast. It is built within towering cliffs where the waters of the [[Blood River]] spill into the [[Black Gulf]]. Caverns and tunnels carry the brackish waters deep …

  • Karak Hirn

    Settlement in the [[Black Mountains]] began slowly, with mines, trading posts, small holds and villages tucked away in the valleys. Rich deposits of iron, gold and silver were found throughout the Black Mountains, though …

  • Karak Vlag

    Karak Vlag 'Desolation Hold' was the northernmost dwarfhold of [[Karaz Ankor]]. Situated just south of Belyevorota the '[[World's Edge Mountains | High Pass]]' that separates [[Kislev]] from its Farside Colonies, the hold …